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Everything you need to know ahead of the 2022 Finalissima
The champions of South America meet the champions of Europe as Italy and Argentina meet in the Conmebol-Uefa Cup of Champions.
The game is a resurrection of the Artemio Franchi Cup, which has been held twice previously, with Argentina winning the second edition in 1993 after France had claimed the inaugural crown in 1985.
The winners of Euro 2020, Italy, and the holders of the Copa America, Argentina, will meet in the 2022 Finalissima at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday night.
In a rare sporting spectacle, European and South American football champions will face off in a one-off match at the iconic Wembley Stadium, London on Wednesday (India time). And the occasion is Finalissima 2022 — an Italy vs Argentina clash. This will be only the third showdown between the CONMEBOL and UEFA champions. The ITA vs ARG football match will be telecast live. (More Football News)
One of their heroes of that win over England in the final, Giorgio Chiellini, will play the final match of his Azzurri career in the one-off game played over 90 minutes.
Argentina were runners-up at the 2014 World Cup but went out in the round of 16 in 2018, and it will be fascinating to see how they perform in this year’s competition, with the South American nation bidding to lift the trophy for the third time.
Angel Di Maria scored the all-important goal against Brazil in the CONMEBOL Copa America 2021 final to help Argentina win their first major title in nearly three decades (28 years to be precise). Their record-equalling 15th continental title also meant that Lionel Messi finally lifted a trophy with the national senior team.
There will be no extra-time after the end of the regulation period. If scores remain level, the winners will be decided on penalties. A team can name a maximum of 12 substitutes, but only five can be replaced during the play.